Bangor Daily News news story ReVision Energy, Maine’s leading installer of solar energy systems, has chosen Rockport-based Midcoast Habitat for Humanity as the recipient of their first annual Maine Donation solar program. In the coming weeks ReVision will install a 5.3 kilowatt grid-tied solar electric installation to Midcoast Habitat at no charge. The solar grant, Read More
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Yarmouth-based Ranger Solar plans to build an array at the municipal airport that could generate enough electricity to power more than 8,000 homes. By Peter McGuire, Staff Writer Portland Press Herald news story A Yarmouth-based company is moving forward with plans to build Maine’s largest solar energy farm on vacant land at Sanford’s municipal airport Read More
Despite Maine’s current lack of a comprehensive solar policy, individuals, businesses, and towns around the state are taking matters into their own hands and moving toward a more sustainable energy future with solar power. The Spotlight has already highlighted several community-scale solar projects, including municipal solar projects like those currently operating in or proposed for Read More
Introducing NRCM’s Community Solar Toolkit NRCM wants to help towns and community groups looking to transition to clean, renewable energy by connecting them with others who are already on the path. Our new Community Solar Toolkit will help you learn about other solar initiatives around Maine and solar policies so your community does not have Read More
Winslow – 100-acre solar farm South Portland zoning change Back to the Community Solar Toolkit home page.
A Guide to Community Solar The Solarize Guidebook The Solarize website Back to the Community Solar Toolkit home page.
The regulations for large-scale solar farms could help pave the way for a proposed 100-acre development on Heywood Road. By Peter McGuire, Staff Writer Central Maine newspapers news story WINSLOW — The Winslow Town Council on Monday gave initial approval to an ordinance that would allow the construction of large-scale commercial solar farms in certain Read More
by Tim Gillis Portland Phoenix news story The Natural Resources Council of Maine, one of the state’s leading nonprofit organizations, prides itself on its work to protect, restore and conserve Maine’s environment — for folks basking in the cool summer breezes now and for their grandchildren’s children in summers to come. “We work to improve Read More
By Alex Acquisto The Forecaster news story SOUTH PORTLAND — Powering city facilities with solar energy is now a tangible goal on the not-too-distant horizon. A request for proposals was sent out to bidders across the country Sept. 4 by City Manager Jim Gailey for the installation of solar photovoltaic systems for eight municipal buildings Read More